A middle school teacher is facing charges after allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old student.
Alexandria Vera was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, according to KTRK-TV.
Vera said she was impregnated by the student, but got an abortion, according to court documents.
Vera first met the boy, who was a student in her eighth grade English class, during summer school.
Vera claimed she and the teen are in love, and she’s been introduced to his family as his girlfriend, court documents state. The boy’s parents were reportedly accepting of the relationship, including Vera in family gatherings.
One neighbor said the boy was at Vera’s house often, and she told neighbors the boy was her brother, according to KHOU.
Vera has a 4-year-old daughter.